TSA introduces new technology to protect privacy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Transportation Security Administration says it's installing new technology in some U.S. airports so when a traveler goes through checkpoint security, a generi..
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Progress scarce as debt limit impasse continues

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Progress remains elusive as official Washington grapples day after day for a way out of a debt dilemma that has the government sliding toward a first-ever default..
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17-day walk, 'drought widows,' more

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hindiya, 10, and her sister walked for 17 days in search of a place to settle with water in the Horn of Africa region. Her story is just one shared by an aid worker who recently made a trip to the area. FULL STORY | INSIDE A CAMP | URGENT APPEAL | AID AGENCIES & TERRORISTS | HOW TO HELP
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China, ASEAN agree on plan for South China Sea

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Chinese and Southeast Asian officials have agreed on a draft of gudelines to avert tension in the South China Sea.
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Ecuador's president wins libel suit against paper

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A judge in Ecuador ruled Wednesday that the directors and former opinion editor of El Universo newspaper must serve prison time for an opinion article about President Rafael Correa, state media reported.
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Nicaragua might revive $17 billion claim against U.S.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega opened to the door to the possibility of his country going back to international bodies in an attempt to get a $17 billion payout from the United States.
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Irish prime minister slams Vatican

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ireland\'s prime minister has launched a stinging attack on the Vatican, a week after a report said the Catholic Church in Ireland did not take serious steps to stamp out child abuse by priests, even after the scandal blew up worldwide.
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14-year-old suspected of being a hitman in Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The trial is being held under strict security measures.
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Local postmasters offer free eBay selling and shipping programs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The U.S. Postal Service is offering community outreach programs in August for individuals who sell—or would like to sell—products on eBay. Four programs will include t..
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GOP presidential candidates join Twitter debate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Six Republican presidential hopefuls are participating in the first presidential debate conducted through Twitter, outlining their agendas 140 characters at a tim..
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Jordan police probe blames protesters for violence

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - A Jordanian police probe released Wednesday blamed protesters for instigating violent clashes with security forces that left dozens of people injured during a ..
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US mulls sanctions against Iceland

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HELSINKI (AP) - A senior American official recommended Wednesday that the U.S. apply diplomatic sanctions against Iceland for ramping up its whale hunts despite an international mo..
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Mark Kelly not ruling out politics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHOENIX (AP) - Former astronaut Mark Kelly is planning his life post-NASA, keeping an open mind about running for political office while traveling the country for speaking engageme..
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Leopard injures 11 people in India before dying

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KOLKATA, India (AP) - A leopard that mauled 11 people in a fierce showdown with Indian villagers has died of knife wounds after being captured. The snarling adult, male leopard lea..
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Somalis dying in world's worst famine in 20 years

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Tens of thousands of Somalis are feared dead in the world's worst famine in a generation, the U.N. said Wednesday, a crisis so severe that the U.S. will allow..
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U.N. declares famine in southern Somalia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United Nations declared a famine Wednesday in parts of southern Somalia as the east African nation suffers the worst drought in half a century. Thousands of Somalis have fled the country in search of food and water.
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Parliament grills combative Cameron

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Prime Minister David Cameron told British lawmakers during a heated session Wednesday that if he had known then what he knows now about his one-time communications director, former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, he would not have offered him the job.
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Retailers to bring fresh produce to 1,500 places

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity moved a step forward Wednesday with the announcement that Wal-Mart and other retailers plan to open or expand ..
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EX-Bears QB McMahon injured after limo crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon has been released from a Nevada hospital after he was injured in a crash in a limousine on the way from Lake Tahoe to the airpo..
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Reporters in trouble for covering Murdoch attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - It was a splat heard around the world.    But two British journalists have been stripped of the right to work in Parliament for filming the aftermath o..
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